Eyeball Optics

  • Lab Workshop

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Students will work in groups to explore some of the behaviours of light and dissect animal eyeballs to find the lens inside.

Key questions include:

  • Describe some of the behaviours of light.
  • What are some features of the eye that help it to work effectively with the properties of light?
  • How do the brain and the eye work together to perceive light? 



$1 per student


  • 45 min


Nov 21, Dec 19, Jan 23, Febr 20, Mar 13, Apr 17, May 15

Grade Level(s): 

  • Grade 8


  • Energy
  • Human Body
  • Light



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